Why study French?

If you prefer to stay in your own corner of the world and are not open to new cultures, don’t read on ... if you can answer yes to any of these, French is for you: 
  • Do you want to travel? 
  • Are you interested in different cultures? 
  • Would you like to work abroad? 
  • Do you want a transferable skill that is valued by employers in a variety of fields? 

Course Requirements
  • 5 A*-C GCSE passes, including French 
Course Outline
    AS Level
    • In-depth study of the French Language and grammar
    • Topic work including travel and tourism, sports, leisure, and the concerns of young people
    • Conversation classes with a French native speaker
    A2 level
    • Continue to study language and grammar in more detail 
    • Topic work including media, politics, environment, and working in French speaking countries
    • Conversation classes with a native speaker
    • French literature which could include plays or novels by a variety of authors
    • French speaking film
    • Visits to see French theatre, cinema, and the Institut Francais
    How the Course is Assessed
      AS: 2 exams in June: (i) speaking (ii) listening, reading and writing
      A2: 2 exams in June: (i) speaking (ii) listening, reading and writing

      Links to Careers
        The Diplomatic Corps, Finance, Banking, Law, Marketing, Travel, Human Resources, Management, Industry, Media, Teaching, Translating, Interpreting, Journalism, Fashion,  

        Links to University
        Languages specific degree or combined with other subjects.

        Syllabus: French
        Examination Board: WJEC
        More Information: Mrs K Kemble -